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Language Academy
School Information:
7030 Nations Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
Courier # 532
P: 980-343-5815 | F: 980-343-5854
Principal: Ynez Olshausen
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: K-8
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Waddell Language Academy
Creating Bright Futures in Six Languages
School Announcements
Registration for the 6th Chinese Language Competition open in January 2015. See the Rampage Volume 12 for more information.
12/3/2014Read full story
Calling all Waddell Shutterbugs! We need your pictures for the Waddell Yearbook.
11/25/2014Read full story
Volunteers Needed for Vision Screenings on December 11th!
11/25/2014Read full story
Information for Parents of our 8th grade students or Rising 9th graders
11/21/2014Read full story
Mark your Calendars - World Market Night is coming: December 4th
11/21/2014Read full story
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Dec 19No Sports or Events/Clubs
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Waddell Language Academy (formerly Smith Academy of International Languages) is a K-8 language immersion magnet located in Charlotte, North Carolina. We offer language immersion in Chinese, German, French, and Japanese for grades K through 8. We also offer Beginning Spanish in middle school. To discover more about language immersion and Waddell Language Academy, please explore our website or contact us.

Parents of Prospective Students: We welcome your inquiries, and we love to talk about our school. We cannot, however, accomodate impromptu visits. If you would like to talk to someone about the school, please call or email to schedule an appointment. Also, we do not give tours to individuals. Our group tours (also called open houses) are scheduled from November to February. To find out more about enrollment in CMS and magnet schools, please visit

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